Mother Earth Living


Maple: A Staple from Tree to Table




Mennonite farmers follow traditional methods of collection and production of maple syrup on a farm in southwestern Ontario, Canada.
Photo by Pat Crocker
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Courtesy of Paul Wray, Iowa State University
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Courtesy of Paul Wray, Iowa State University
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Courtesy of Paul Wray, Iowa State University
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Photo by Pat Crocker
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Courtesy of Paul Wray, Iowa State University
Of the roughly 115 species of maple trees scattered over the Northern Hemisphere, 13 are native to North America.
Photo by Pat Crocker
Once sap is flowing, check buckets regularly and empty them into a larger container.
Photo by Pat Crocker

















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